on Feb 12, 2014 at 10:34 am
On Monday, the federal government and Hobby Lobby filed their briefs in the challenges to the Affordable Care Act’s contraception mandate, which requires employers to provide their female employees with health insurance that includes access to birth control. Shannon Bream reports on Hobby Lobby’s brief for Fox News, while in The Daily Caller Scott Gaylord responds to a recent editorial in The New York Times (which we covered in the round-up last week) urging the Court to rule in the government’s favor on Establishment Clause grounds.
Yesterday the Court released the oral argument calendar for the April 2014 sitting. Lyle Denniston covered the calendar for this blog; at Crime and Consequences, Kent Scheidegger notes that the cellphone privacy cases will be argued on April 29.